American Troops Stage Drag Show, Complete With Whitney Houston Cover

Here's a nice window into the post-DADT American military: gay, lesbian and straight service members recently staged a drag show on Okinawa's Kadena Air Base. A few years ago, they might've faced disciplinary action or even been booted from the military; instead, they got a friendly writeup in Stars and Stripes, the… » 3/03/14 4:30pm 3/03/14 4:30pm

Women Sue West Point and Naval Academy for Being Awful to Rape Victims

Just days after Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced that the military would actually start punishing sexual assault rather than covering it up by gaslighting alleged victims with psychiatric diagnoses, two women who claim that they were raped while attending U.S. service academies sued military officials Friday… » 4/21/12 4:30pm 4/21/12 4:30pm

Military May Be Gaslighting Sexual Assault Victims

Leave it to the U.S. military to find a way to make sexual assault even more awful than it already is. CNN reports that, according to testimony from a number of women across all branches of the armed forces, that women who allege sexual assault are often given a psychiatric diagnosis and discharge in the military's… » 4/14/12 4:30pm 4/14/12 4:30pm